2000/04/26

I really, really don’t want to say that users are coconuts. They’re not. But if you design your program for the, um, challenged users, everyone will find them easier to use.

Today, I talk about users and reading. You see, users don’t like to read. Give them a lot of words, and they will happily ignore them.

Read Chapter 6 of UI for Programmers for more!

About the author.

I'm Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Trello and Fog Creek Software, and CEO of Stack Overflow. More about me.